newsgroup

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noun news·group \ ˈnüz-ˌgrüp , ˈnyüz- \

Definition of newsgroup

:an electronic message board on the Internet that is devoted to a particular topic

Examples of newsgroup in a Sentence

  1. I posted a message to a gardening newsgroup.

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First Known Use of newsgroup

1983


NEWSGROUP Defined for English Language Learners

newsgroup

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Definition of newsgroup for English Language Learners

  • : a place on the Internet where people can talk about a particular subject by reading and leaving messages



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